Urethral stricture

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Lower urinary tract symptoms - hesitancy, slow stream.

Patient Data

Age: 21
Gender: Male

Retrograde urethogram

Short segment (5mm) stricture at the junction of the penile and bulbous urethra. Filling defect related to lubricant jelly used. 

Case Discussion

The patient reported a Chlamydia spp. infection about two years prior and had been symptomatic for 18 months. Urethral stricture is much more common with gonococcal urethritis than with non-gonococcal urethritis. 

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Case information

rID: 30760
Published: 2nd Sep 2014
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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